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Gearheads, this is the coolest thing I've seen in a while!

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by matty, Mar 11, 2002.

  1. matty

    matty TRIBE Member


    The surface one from midiman. It's sort of like having 9 Kaoss pads, 16 knobs, and some buttons in a formation that makes it easy to play. Plus each of the strips transmits data for left/right, up/down, and pressure. So, you could potentially be controlling 27 aspects of a sound simultanously! Talk about expressive sound design capabilities. Would make an awsome live gigging tool too. I want one! :)
  2. JayBrain

    JayBrain TRIBE Member

    I'd prolly break it in the first week of owning it.

    I have luck like that
  3. Plato

    Plato TRIBE Member

    how much how much how much!?!?!?!?!

    it looks purty :)

  4. Rosey

    Rosey TRIBE Member

    "warp 9 mr data, engage!"

    no, it looks pretty cool, i wonder how tough it is?

    ps when you say gearheads i think tents and little stoves and stuff....:D
  5. matty

    matty TRIBE Member

    I think it's probably pretty tough, being a pro peice of gear. I heard they were going to list for $200 US, but upon further investigation I've found that the price will be closer to $800 :(

    It's tools like these that open the normally rigid world of electronic compositon to a significatly higher level of human expressivness.
  6. Adam Duke

    Adam Duke TRIBE Member

    I'm down - I checked this out about 4 months ago....looks like a promising tool!

  7. Cheap Ego

    Cheap Ego TRIBE Member

    YOU look like a promising tool!
  8. Plato

    Plato TRIBE Member

    800$s is way better than i expected even :)

    i am soo getting this..hmm...theres a few birthday presents that are owed to me by my immediate family..hmm....

  9. Adam Duke

    Adam Duke TRIBE Member

    I am!

    So....how YOU doin'? ;)

  10. nusty

    nusty TRIBE Member

    I saw the most amazing machine this past US thanksgiving in NYC! It was on the wall display (but you could play with it) right beside the roland mc505. This machine blew everything else (groovebox wise) in the store away! .... however being as stupid as I am I didn't write down what it was and I don't even remember who made it. I know for a fact that it only came out after this past summer and before US thanksgiving. Who has made a new groove box recently? Help, it's been bugging me since the week after I saw it.
  11. matty

    matty TRIBE Member

    Was it the Emu XL7? I think it's probably the best 'groovebox' on the market right now. Blows all that MC tripe from roland out of the water.

  12. Adam Duke

    Adam Duke TRIBE Member

    fuk dat noiz....I'm gettin' me one of these!


  13. matty

    matty TRIBE Member

    I've got a sweet spot for emu gear. I'd like to get me one of these.


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